Category Archives: Parody Songs

Pete Seeger remembered

I hear that singer songwriter and erstwhile Communist Pete Seeger has died.  He was 94. May God be merciful to him and to all who pass to their eternal judgment, each and everyone.
Once upon a time here on this blog … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z posts his annual rant on BLUE vestments and then sings to you. POLL!

Some veteran readers here know about my annual rant about BLUE vestments during Advent.  Lest all other Advent considerations – such as the coming of the Lord – be overshadowed, herein I rant.
I believe this dopey liturgical abuse is fading … Continue reading

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Blue Vestments? An annual rant.

From a reader:
Our priest borrowed glorious old blue vestments in the Roman style for today, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. He announced that it’s the first time for him, and that it is per a 400-some-year-old indult for Marian … Continue reading

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ZUHLIO RETURNS: “Where Have All The Sisters Gone”?

The Official Parodohymnodist of Fr. Z’s Blog has inspired – I don’t know how he does it – has inspired – or even why he does it – has inspired to emerge from retirement
ZUHLIO!
Yes, after the triumphant reemergence from retirement … Continue reading

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NEW SONG! 5th Anniversary of Summorum Pontificum

The WDTPRS Parodohymnodist, inspired by the reposting of his offering 5th years ago, has come to our service again.
COMPOSER’S NOTE: To the Beatles’ “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” – unfortunately, to fit the tune, you have to put the emphasis on the … Continue reading

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07/07/07 – 5 Years since the release of the text of Summorum Pontificum

I posted this last year, but it is good enough to repeat!
On 7 July 2007 the text of Summorum Pontificum was released.
The Motu Proprio went into force on the subsequent 14 September, but the release of the text itself was … Continue reading

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WDTPRS EXCLUSIVE! ZUHLIO RETURNS!

Some of you may recall waaay back when I posted a song by the famous rapper “Zuhlio”.  I hadn’t had any previous acquaintance with Zuhlio before that, but since then I have stayed in touch.  He had retired and was … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is gambling a sin?

From a reader:
I have recently started dating a woman who is a devout Catholic. I was
baptized, but have fallen away from the church since I was young.
Since I have love her so much I decided to start attending mass again
because … Continue reading

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A different Epiphany hymn

On a lighter note for your Epiphany joy, here is an offering from the official WDTPRS Parodohymnodist, the great Tim Ferguson.
He provides an introduction:
I was just poking around my computer looking for a file and happened across a little ditty … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Color of Advent Vestments and my annual rant

Some veteran readers here know about my annual rant about BLUE vestments during Advent.
Blue is not a liturgical color of the Roman Rite (though some use it for Marian feasts according to some old tradition in Spain and former Spanish … Continue reading

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